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Thirteen Rawls Students Honored for Who’s Who Award

The Rawls College of Business had 13 students receive the 2014 Who’s Who Among Students in American Universities and Colleges academic achievement award. The award, which has been given annually since 1934, honors the nation’s top students who excel in leadership, academics, citizenship, extracurricular activities and community involvement. In total, Texas Tech University had 91 […]

“Russia’s Economic Outlook” – Franco Parisi, Amanda McIntire and Jacob Armitage

Visiting International Scholar Franco Parisi partnered with Amanda McIntire and Jacob Armitage to discuss Russia’s economic outlook. This semester, Parisi has worked with students in the Rawls Business Leadership Program and his Finance course to discuss current international issues. Amanda McIntire is a sophomore Pre-Energy Commerce major from Houston, Texas. She hopes to pursue a […]

Herschel Mann Honored with KPMG Endowment

Bill Hanley, a 1979 graduate of the Master of Science in Accounting, announced on Nov. 7 that KPMG is doubling the endowment for the KPMG Professorship in the School of Accounting. The generous gift was made in honor of Professor Herschel Mann, who has announced his plan to retire in 2016 after what will be […]

Jerry Hunt Posthumously Honored with Lifetime Achievement Award

Dr. Jerry Hunt, former Paul Whitfield Horn Professor in the Area of Management and founding director of the Institute for Leadership Research, was posthumously honored with the 2014 Lifetime Achievement Award by the International Leadership Association’s (ILA) Leadership Legacy Project. During the reception, Dr. Hunt’s widow, Donna Hunt, and his two children accepted the award […]

“Brazil After the Elections” – Franco Parisi, Bailey Iverson and John White

Visiting International Scholar Franco Parisi, along with Bailey Iverson and John White, discussed the economic and societal changes to Brazil after the re-election of President Dilma Rousseff. Throughout the semester, Parisi has worked with students in the Rawls Business Leadership Program and his Finance course to discuss current international issues. Bailey Iverson is a senior […]

Two Rawls Students Receive Prestigious Scholarship from the Texas Business Hall of Fame

Jacob Fedosky and Joseph Kmetz were recently honored with a $10,000 scholarship as “Future Business Legends” from the Texas Business Hall of Fame, based on their leadership skills, business acumen and entrepreneurial desire. Jacob and Joseph were two of 31 students who attend Texas universities to receive the award. They were presented with the award […]

Rawls MBA Ranked No. 74 by Bloomberg Businessweek

The Rawls College of Business MBA program recently earned the No. 74 ranking among top schools in the United States by Bloomberg Businessweek. The Rawls MBA was unranked in the organization’s last rankings in 2012. Bloomberg Businessweek ranked 85 schools in the U.S. and 27 international schools, which is its largest group since the organization […]

Rawls STEM MBA Awarded $10,000 Excellence Grant

The Rawls College of Business STEM MBA program was awarded a $10,000 Excellence Grant by the Texas Tech Alumni Association for being an innovative and beneficial program to students at Texas Tech University. In particular, the grant focuses on the program’s “Texas Tech Alumni Association STEM MBA Speaker Series,” which occurs six times throughout the […]

Rawls College Invites Dean of Chilean Business School to Discuss Collaboration Possibilities

The Rawls College of Business recently welcomed Benito Umaña Hermosilla, dean of the Facultad de Ciencias Empresariales (School of Business) at Universidad del Bio-Bio in Chile, to the college to interact with students and discover potential collaborations with his university. During his two-day visit, Benito toured the college, met with faculty members, spoke with students […]

“West Africa: a New Lost Decade?” – Franco Parisi and Tibor Nagy

Visiting International Scholar Franco Parisi and Vice Provost for International Affairs Tibor Nagy collaborated to look at the dilemmas facing West Africa, including the recent Ebola outbreak. Parisi, from Chile, and Nagy, from Hungary, bring an international perspective and offer insights on the current situation.   West Africa: a New Lost Decade? While Europeans and […]